12 Shoulder-Length Haircuts for Thick Hair to Take to Your Hairstylist

When you have thick hair, going shorter can be intimidating—and risky—as your locks may be prone to building extra body that could change the shape of your cut. But one fail-safe length for thick hair, worth trying no matter your texture, is just above or just below the shoulders. Whether your thick hair is slick straight, wavy, curly, relaxed, or natural, there's an ultra-flattering shoulder-length haircut that suits you. From blunt cuts to long cascading layers, from voluminous chops that hover just above the shoulders to sleeker looks that rest right on them, these shoulder-length haircuts for thick hair are sure to leave you smiling in the hairstylist's chair the next time you go in for a cut.